First up for Murray in the opening round is British number four Aljaz Bedene.
This will be by no means the first occasion that Murray has donated his earnings from this tournament or given his time to a charitable cause at the event.
Andy's the world number one - I've looked up to him and that's definitely the biggest win of my career.
"I would have liked to have done well here for a number of reasons, that being a very good one", he said. "I feel really at home on the grass and I've always received incredible support whether it's playing here or at Wimbledon, so I'm hopeful I can have another strong grass court season".
"There weren't too many matches yesterday, but I hung around".
"It's everything. It's huge for me", Kokkinakis said.
The two-time Wimbledon champion is now gearing up to defend his title at Queen's Club, with his opening match taking place today against Aljaž Bedene. "He served big. He served well". After that unexpected reverse, which came in three sets against France's Nicolas Mahut, your correspondent enquired how anxious he might be feeling about his prospects for Wimbledon.
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"I just took each point at a time and I didn't expect to win here in straight sets and I just wanted to enjoy myself and stay calm". Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic were also felled in surprise losses, but we guess they only would have lost to Thompson in the final anyway.
"But guys in the past have gone in to Wimbledon having not won lots of matches".
Thompson played the match of his life - but was given a helping hand by the erratic Murray, the defending and five-time champion in west London.
"Then this morning, I just put my transport, planning on doing the same thing, signing in, waiting around".